Engineering and manufacturing
What is this qualification?
This qualification has been developed to provide learners with an advanced knowledge and understanding of the practices and processes of a range of machining techniques. It covers knowledge, understanding and skills that are relevant to a wide variety of careers and study routes and take a hands-on approach to machining training.
What are the pre-requisites?
Learners must be at least 16 years old. There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. However, learners must have the potential to achieve all aspects of the qualification. In particular, learners should be able to demonstrate that they have the minimum levels of literacy and numeracy required to comply with the health and safety aspects of the scheme, the completion of the learning outcomes, and the assessments.
Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is predominantly for learners completing the development phase of the level 3 Machinist - Advanced Manufacturing Engineering apprenticeship standard or in full time education who are interested in machining and would like to gain an advanced level of knowledge and understanding about the machining sector. The qualification may also be suitable for learners who are interested in machining techniques and/or are considering a career change. The qualification has been specifically designed to offer progression into a higher level of study or an Apprenticeship.